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Word: behoove

Definition: (behove) be suited to; be incumbent upon; be right and necessary; Ex. It behooves one to do.


More Vocab Words

::: materialism - preoccupation with physical comforts and things; excessive regard for worldly concerns (rather than spiritual matters)
::: verity - quality of being true; lasting truth or principle; Ex. the verity of his testimony; Ex. one of the eternal verities
::: arid - (of land) dry; barren; unproductive
::: arrogance - pride; haughtiness; ADJ. arrogant: unpleasantly self-important (with a strong confidence in one's own importance and a lack of respect for other people)
::: despondent - without hope and courage; depressed; gloomy; N. despondency: loss of hope with gloom; dejection
::: gaudy - flashy; showy
::: dichotomy - division into two opposite parts; split; branching into two parts (especially contradictory ones)
::: patois - local or provincial dialect
::: embark - commence; go on board a boat; begin a journey
::: static - having no motion; unchanging; lacking development; N. stasis: stable state